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Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia - passionfruit capital of the universe!
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The place without a postcard
One of the not often mentioned things about cycle-touring, is the way it puts us in touch with special places that nobody else knows about. Places that people touring by more conventional (and faster) means tend to miss out on, in their absolute determination to get to the touristy places. I'm dedicating this thread to the "place without a postcard". Places we've visited that were special to us for one reason or another, that we didn't even know existed before the tour started.
It could be an oasis like Lake Barambah
, or maybe a place with a natural cathedral like atmosphere such as Daggs Falls
(not to mention an unflattering name).
Perhaps it was something totally surprising like Mushroom Rock
, or it was a deviation from your intended route on the basis of local advice about a place such as Bridgewater Lakes
Either way, this thread is dedicated to those special, out of the way places that offer an added bonus for cycle-tourists.
"I am never going to flirt with idleness again" - Roy Keane
"We invite everyone to question the entire culture we take for granted." - Manic Street Preachers.
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